Fawning versus People Pleasing.

Fawning versus People Pleasing.

FAWNING versus PEOPLE PLEASING, is there a difference? Indeed, a nuanced divergence is rooted mainly in their origins and motivations, although the two can often appear similar. A fawn response, a term introduced by therapist Pete Walker, is one of the four primary...
Is People Pleasing A Trauma Response?

Is People Pleasing A Trauma Response?

Understanding the Connection Between People-Pleasing and Trauma Reading people pleasing is a trauma response can be quite confronting, especially if you are just setting out to understand what it is. Trauma is a polarising word at the best of times. We may not have...
Red Flags for a People Pleaser

Red Flags for a People Pleaser

Do you find yourself constantly seeking validation from others? Are you often prioritizing the needs and desires of others over your own? If so, you may be caught in the trauma trap of being a people-pleaser, a coping mechanism that can significantly impact your life...
What is a People Pleaser?

What is a People Pleaser?

In a world driven by social interactions and a desire for acceptance, it’s not uncommon for individuals to find themselves trapped in the cycle of people-pleasing. Whether it’s a conscious effort to avoid conflict or an unconscious desire for approval,...
Gen X Covert Trauma Revisited

Gen X Covert Trauma Revisited

Generation X – the crew born between 1965 and 1980 and currently living the highest levels of covert trauma you ever will in your lifetime. The crew born to Baby-Boomer parents, whose grandparents were born in war times and likely went to war between 1939 and...